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06. Nov 2022
Cres Island - Valun
Valun is a small fishing village located in Valun Bay, not far from the town of Cres. True connoisseurs have known about it for a long time, but many tourists have only recently discovered it. Valun is known for its peaceful and pleasant environment. In the summer time, it is almost impossible to find a free parking space on the steep roads in front of the entrance to the settlement, and the small restaurants and inns in the idyllic harbor are mostly fully occupied. Valun is known for its excellent gastronomic offer, especially for its fish specialties. Next to the parking lot, visitors are greeted by an interesting board with an inscription that welcomes them and at the same tim ...
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06. Nov 2022
Martinscica - Town Beach
Martinscica is a fairly young and beautiful town located on the west coast of the island of Cres in an open bay with gentle hills. With around 200 inhabitants, it is the second largest settlement on the island and a popular tourist settlement. Martinscica was founded as a fishing village, but over time it opened up to organized tourism due to the beautiful bay and attractive beaches that surround it. In the city, the beach is located next to a well-maintained walking path. The beach is partly pebble, partly rocky and equipped with a shower. The city beach is suitable for families with children, as it offers easy access to the sea. There are also some small trees along the beach t ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres Island - 45 Latitude
The Cres - Losinj archipelago consists of 36 islands, islets and reefs in the Kvarner Gulf. In terms of surface area, it is the largest group of islands in the Adriatic. The archipelago lies in the middle of the northern hemisphere. A special feature is numerous animal and plant species and dense pine forests. The archipelago partially intersects 450 north latitude, so that the greater area of the archipelago is located in the subtropical zone of the southern half of the northern hemisphere. All this affects the climate and the way of life. The coast of the archipelago has many attractive bays and inlets that are pleasant for sunbathing and swimming. The highest hill on the islan ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Town Hall and Archeological Collection
Osor developed in the area where the islands of Losinj and Cres came closest. The town is known as a museum town and has always been one of the leading town centers of the islands of Losinj and Cres. The settlement experienced its greatest prosperity in the ancient era. In the past, the main transit traffic between the Dalmatian coast and the Northern Adriatic took place here, which it enabled dug canal (Kavuada, Cavata, Cavanella). Osor was an international port in that period. The ancient town square contains buildings from the 15th and 16th centuries, such as the town hall with a covered loggia, the former town cathedral with a bell tower, the former water reservoir and the bi ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres Island - Orlec - Beach Mali bok
Orlec is known as the largest settlement in the interior of the Cres island. Along with Belej, this is one of the most typical livestock settlements on the island of Cres. Orlec is located at an altitude of about 240 meters, and it is about two kilometers from the nearest coast. Due to the unfavorable conditions for the construction of the port, the locals never intensively engaged in maritime or fishing activities. Orlec is said to have developed in the 16th century, when in fleeing from the Turks, some families came to the island of Cres and settled there. Griffon vultures have their nesting grounds near Orlec, after which the settlement got its name. In the center of the villa ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Benedictine Monastery and Church of St. Peter
Osor is an ancient city at the crossroads of land and sea routes. The location at the junction between the islands of Losinj and Cres was a condition for the creation of this settlement, its prosperity and later its collapse. The channel that divides the island today was made during Roman rule. The town of Osor is known as an open-air museum town, as traces of the ancient past are visible at every turn. Osor got the form of a real city in the ancient era, and at that time it also reached its largest extent - from the canal (Kavuada) to the Bay of Bijar. Osor had an ancient street layout. The remains of ancient floor mosaics are located in the area of the Osor cemetery, where it w ...
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06. Nov 2022
Nerezine - Church St. Magdalena
Nerezine is a picturesque old settlement that developed on the slopes of the Osorscica hill. Already in the 14th century, it was mentioned as one of the larger settlements on the island of Losinj. The tourist boom of Nerezin began in the 19th century, thanks to the Austro-Hungarian crown prince Rudolf Habsburg. The original parish church of St. Magdalena was built in 1534. Saint Mary Magdalena is the historical patroness of the people of Nerezin. In the beginning, they had a church dedicated to the saint, which was built in the 12th century under Osorscica, and then, as the settlement grew, they built the current one in Nerezine field. Church of St. Mary Magdalena began to lose i ...
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06. Nov 2022
Losinj Island - Mali Losinj
The predecessor of the current name Malo selo first appeared in written sources in 1398. At that time, the inhabitants of Mali Losinj were mostly engaged in agriculture and animal husbandry. After many centuries of hard life, the place developed economically only in the 19th century. The development of shipbuilding mainly contributed to the development of Mali Losinj - during this period, as many as eleven shipyards remained. Experienced sailors at that time had a stronger fleet than the cities of Trieste, Rijeka and Venice. Due to the shipbuilding activity, Mali Losinj began to flourish quickly and soon became the center of the island. The recent colorful history of the island a ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres - Camp Kovacine
Camp Kovacine is located in the immediate vicinity of the town of Cres. It is located in the beautiful nature of the clean sea, dense canopies of olive and pine trees, in a well-kept and well-maintained area. The camp offers many opportunities for active leisure time. Camp Kovacine offers accommodation on pitches, mobile camping houses for four to six people, mobile camping houses for two people and in Tamaris House. The camp plots are spread over more than 20 hectares of wooded area with olive and pine trees, or on a peninsula surrounded by crystal clear sea and concrete and pebble beaches. One quarter of the camp is for FKK and three quarters of the camp is for families. The ca ...
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06. Nov 2022
Valun - Camp Beach Zdovica
Valun is a picturesque fishing village located in the Valun Bay. Many tourists have only recently discovered the place, while true connoisseurs have known it for a long time. Valun is known for its pleasant and peaceful environment and friendly locals. On summer days, it is almost impossible to find a free parking space on the steep roads in front of the entrance to Valun, and the restaurants and taverns in the idyllic harbor are mostly fully occupied. The place is known for its delicious culinary offer, especially fish specialties. Valun is also known for the location of the Valun plaque, which represents one of the oldest Glagolitic monuments in the area of Croatia and is older ...
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06. Nov 2022
Martinscica - Church St. George
Martinscica is located on the west coast of the island of Cres in an open bay with gentle hills. With around 200 inhabitants, it is the second largest settlement on Cres. Martinscica has developed from a fishing village into a popular tourist destination. The town got its name from the church of St. Martin, which is located near the coast. In the 16th century, a Franciscan monastery was built, its monks of the third class were Glagolitic. In the monastery's collection, two shelter paintings have been preserved, which are the work of the famous painter Leopold Jandt from 1759. The church of St. George is located near the monastery. In the 17th century, a castle was built a little ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres Island - Ustrine
Ustrine is a small village located on the west coast of the island of Cres. It lies approximately 180 meters above the Gulf of Ustrin. The place is an ideal resort for those who escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. There are very few inhabitants living in the village, who mostly make a living from tourism, but mainly from sheep farming and fishing. The original settlement is said to have existed already in the time of the Romans, as evidenced by numerous finds. The largest local landmark is the Romanesque church of St. Martin, which houses the remains of a Roman villa and an ancient Roman archaeological site. In addition to the wonderful view of Kvarner, visitors are im ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Restaurant Adria
Osor is a historical settlement and a small port located on the island of Cres. It is located in the southwestern part of the island along a narrow and shallow channel. Already in the time of the Romans, the spillway was deepened and a narrow channel was built over which a swing bridge was built. The bridge, which today represents a tourist attraction, enables further traffic to the settlements located on the island of Losinj, such as Nerezine, Mali Losinj, Veli Losinj. There are many restaurants, inns, taverns, taverns, bistros, buffets and pizzerias on the island of Cres and Losinj. Guests can enjoy a rich and varied culinary offer. The specialties are based on seafood, dishes ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres Island - Osor
Osor is a beautiful village known as a museum town. It was built next to a canal with a movable bridge, which is also the only road connection between the islands of Cres and Losinj. His former name is Apsoros. It is located in the southwestern part of Cres and has always been an extremely important settlement for islanders and sailors. On this part of the island, the islands of Losinj and Cres were once united, but now they are separated again. Osor is a city with more than 4,000 years of history, which is surrounded by walls from different periods. It is known as an open-air museum, as the history of the city is visible at every turn. Osor was already inhabited in prehistoric t ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Main Street
Osor is a small settlement and harbor located on the island of Cres. It is located in the southwestern part of the island next to a narrow and shallow channel. Already in Roman times, the spillway was deepened and a narrow channel was made, over which a swing bridge was built. The bridge enables further traffic towards the settlements located on the island of Losinj. The city walls of Osor reveal a varied history, the traces of which go back to prehistoric times. The main street is surrounded by many attractions, as the entire town of Osor is a real open-air museum. In the ancient town square there are beautiful buildings from the 15th and 16th centuries, the bishop's palace, the ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Cathedral of Mary Assumption
Osor is a picturesque village on the southwestern part of the island of Cres. It is known as a museum city and represents an island from his best side. It was built next to a canal with a movable bridge, which is also the only road connection between the islands of Losinj and Cres. The largest attractions of the settlement are the ancient town square with the town hall, the loggia, the bishop's palace, the Osor cathedral, which is today the parish church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, the bell tower of the cathedral, the Benedictine abbey, the church of St. Peter from the 11th century, the Gothic chapel of St. Gaudentius from the 14th century and others. Osor Cathedral was ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres - Church St. Mary of the Snow
The town of Cres is a picturesque port settlement on the west coast of the island of Cres. It is the most important tourist center on the island, which was already inhabited in the prehistoric period. The city is a typical example of a settlement dominated by Venetian influence. Many coats of arms on the facades and thresholds of the houses tell about the former status of the inhabitants, from blacksmiths, carpenters, fishermen and others. The unique feature of the city is the Cres harbor, which digs deep into the city center and is an integral part of the Cres square. The old city center used to be surrounded by city walls, and the city was entered through the city gates. Throug ...
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06. Nov 2022
Nerezine - Beach-Galboka Bay
Nerezines were only discovered as a tourist destination in the 19th century. The Austro-Hungarian heir to the throne Rudolf Habsburg, who in 1887 conquered the highest hill Osorscica, was credited with the discovery. Nerezine is known for the following beaches and bays - Radimutak, Lopari and Galboka. Galboka is a small sandy beach located in the immediate vicinity of the town. It is surrounded by a pine forest and is especially suitable for families with children, as it has easy access to the sea. Lopari Beach is a longer pebbly beach that is also suitable for families with children, as it has easy access to the sea. There is a pine forest above the beach, where you can find ple ...
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06. Nov 2022
Valun - Beach Raca
Valun is located in the southern area of the Bay of Cres, on a steep area facing the Burja. It was created by the descent of the population from the old town of Bucevo towards the coastal part. Today, only the city cemetery and the church of St. Mark. In the wall of the church of St. Mark, they found the famous Valun plaque from the 11th century, which, along with the plaque from Baska on the island of Krk, represents the oldest monument written in Glagolitic. The Valun plaque is now located in the Valun parish church, where it can also be viewed. The beauty of Valun is its small harbor and houses, which are placed almost on top of each other. Valun is known for its pleasant and ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres-Losinj Island - Viewpoint-Turning for Beli
The picturesque viewpoint is located just a few kilometers after landing in the port of Porozina on the northern part of the island of Cres. The lookout point is a road stop at the foot of Sis hill (650 meters), the top of which is the highest point on the island of Cres. There is also a branch for Beli. Beli is one of the oldest settlements on the island of Cres. It is spread over a hill covered with greenery, which is dotted with clusters of houses. The place was inhabited already in prehistoric times. The most exposed northern area of the settlement is fortified with walls. The Romans called it Caput Insulae for this reason, from which the name Caisole originates. The name Bel ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres Island  - Lake Vrana
Lake Vrana is located inside the island of Cres. Above the freshwater lake is the village of Vrana, which was once a post office. Lake Vrana is an extremely important source of drinking water that supplies the entire island. This exceptionally clean lake is 1.5 kilometers wide and 5.5 kilometers long and rich in freshwater fish, such as pike, carp and tench. The deepest part of the lake is 61 meters below sea level. The lake contains more than two million cubic meters of fresh water. Lake Vrana is surrounded by hills, which are about 400 to 500 meters above sea level. The source of this natural lake is still unknown, there are several theories about the inflow of water to the isl ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres Island - Punta Kriza
Punta Kriza is located on the southern cape of the island of Cres. A narrow road leads to the village through an uninhabited landscape overgrown with maquis. The road winds for several kilometers and two cars cannot meet on it. For this purpose, there are several meters along the road where it is possible to give way to an oncoming vehicle. Punta Kriza is an old shepherd's place, where the paths of old shepherds once crossed. In this unspoiled natural environment, it is possible to meet a red deer or a roe deer, and in the nearby sea a dolphin. In the village there is a church, a restored fountain on a small viewing terrace, a restaurant where guests can enjoy refreshments and va ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres - Monastery St. Francis
Cres is a port and a town located on the island of Cres. Administratively, it belongs to Primorje-Gorski County. It is the largest settlement on the island, located in a well-protected bay. The town is the most important tourist center of the island of Cres. Cres has many cultural and historical buildings, a sea port, a fishing port and a shipyard. In the Roman period, the area was called - res publica Crepsa. It was already inhabited in prehistoric times, and the remains of that time are the archaeological site on the hill of St. Bartula. During the Middle Ages, the settlement of present-day Cres was formed within the walls on the eastern side of the bay. In 1332, the city recei ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Town Walls
Osor is a settlement in the southwestern area of Cres, which represents the island from its most beautiful side. It is a museum town that was built next to a canal with a movable bridge, which is also the only road connection between the islands of Losinj and Cres and a local landmark. The canal was built with the intention of significantly shortening it sailing between Dalmatia and ports in the Northern Adriatic. The town was an important trade center until the 15th century, which became neglected due to sea voyages, plagues and malaria. Osor was surrounded by walls in the Roman era and in the Middle Ages. Today, the city wall is partially preserved, and the remains of the forme ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Bridge Cres-Losinj-Kavuada (Cavata) Pass
Osor is a small settlement known as a museum town. It is located in the southwestern part of Cres and has always been important for islanders and sailors. Osor was built next to a canal with a movable bridge, which is also the only road connection between the island of Lošinj and Cres. The bridge is a famous tourist attraction, the opening and closing of which is watched by many visitors. It opens daily at nine in the morning and at five in the afternoon. The former name of Osor is Apsoros. It is on this part of the island that the islands of Losinj and Cres were once united, but now they are separated again. Osor is a city with more than 4,000 years of history, which is surround ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Bishop
Osor is a historic town located on the southwestern part of the island of Cres. The settlement has always been very important for sailors and islanders. It is in this part of the island that the islands of Lošinj and Cres were once united, but today they are separated again. Osor has more than 4,000 years of history. The city is surrounded by walls that date back to different periods. The place is called an open-air museum, because the colorful history of the town can be felt at every step. Osor was already inhabited in the prehistoric period, as evidenced by the traces of settlements. Osor experienced its economic boom only in the period of antiquity, when it was an important tr ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres - Town Tower
The town tower is located in the northwestern part of the town of Cres. The picturesque Venetian tower has a circular floor plan. It is the only tower that has been completely preserved from the original four towers and the defensive walls that once surrounded and protected the city. The town tower was a part of the wall that was built at the beginning of the 16th century, during the rule of the Venetian Republic. The wall protected the city from all four sides, while four round towers stood at the corners, two on the land and two on the sea side of the wall. The tower was located at the highest point of the walls and served as a security facility to control enemy incursions from ...
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06. Nov 2022
Nerezine - Studenac Square
Nerezine is a picturesque village located at the foot of the Osorscica hill. In the past, the inhabitants were only engaged in agriculture, but in more recent times, tourism dominates. The tourist boom of the place began in the 19th century. In addition to tourism, Nerezine is known for shipbuilding, seafaring and fishing. The biggest cultural attractions are the parish church of Our Lady of Health from 1877, the Franciscan monastery from the 16th century, which has a three-story Renaissance bell tower, the original parish church of St. Mary Magdalena from 1534 and the castle of the Osor noble Kolon Draza from the 15th century. In the church of St. Mary Magdalene, there is a perm ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres Island - Martinscica
Martinscica is located in the southwestern part of the island of Cres. It is a former fishing village, which today lives entirely on tourism. Near the place is the freshwater lake Vrana, which supplies the entire island with water. Martinscica lies in a small bay with a beautiful coast covered with fine sand. As a result, the resort is particularly suitable for families with children. Most visitors spend their holidays in the nearby Slatina camping site, which is located in the neighboring Slatina bay. The village got its name from the medieval church of St. Martin, which is located next to the Franciscan monastery and the church of St. George. In addition, the castle, which wa ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres Island - Orlec
Orlec is the largest settlement in Cres in the inner part of the island. Along with Belej, this is one of the most typical livestock farming settlements on the island of Cres. Orlec is located at an altitude of 240 meters above sea level, and it is about two kilometers from the nearest coast towards the eastern part. Due to the unfavorable conditions for the construction of the port, the inhabitants were never intensively engaged in seafaring and fishing. The settlement is said to have been established in the 16th century, when a few families came to the island of Cres and settled here, fleeing Turkish invasions. The name Orlec refers to the presence of griffon vultures, which hav ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres - Municipal Loggia
The town of Cres is the largest settlement on the island of Cres and the second largest in the entire island group. The picturesque town is located on the west coast of the island and is the most important tourist center on Cres. The settlement was already inhabited in the prehistoric period. Cres is a typical example of a town dominated by Venetian influence. Another name for the city would be island or small Venice. Many coats of arms on the facades and thresholds of the houses tell about the former status of the inhabitants, from blacksmiths, carpenters, fishermen and others. The old city center was once surrounded by city walls, and the city was entered through the city gates ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Basilica of St. Mary
Unlike other island settlements that have a continental or coastal character, Osor is an ancient city at the crossroads of land and sea routes. The location at the junction between the islands of Losinj and Cres was a condition for the creation of this place, its prosperity and later collapse. The islands have been inhabited since prehistoric times. Tracks and paths are still recognizable today, testifying to the intensive traffic between the former settlements. A large part of the island's traffic flowed right into Osor. The island road led through the city itself and not, like today, outside the city walls. Osor was a well-known port due to its coastal navigation and the perfec ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres - Harbor
The town of Cres is located in a deep bay, which has always been known as a good refuge from bad weather. The city is a typical example of a settlement dominated by Venetian influence. It is the largest town on the island, as well as the administrative center of the two islands, Cres and Losinj. The towns of Cres and Osor were founded by the Illyrians, later the islands were ruled by the Romans, Byzantines and Croats. The Venetians ruled between 1409 and 1797. Cres became the administrative center of western Kvarner in 1450. In the 19th century, the Austrians ruled here and the merchant navy revived. Cres and Lošinj have been Italian since 1920, then Yugoslavian, and Croatian sinc ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Restaurant Livio
Osor is a picturesque historical settlement located on the southwestern part of the island of Cres. It is located at the place where the drawbridge connects the islands of Cres and Losinj. The settlement was inhabited already in prehistoric times and is more than 4,000 years old. The largest local attraction is the main square with the town hall, the bishop's palace, the loggia and the cathedral of St. Mary. Most of the buildings date from the 15th and 16th centuries. There is also a tourist office here, where they provide all the necessary information. Classical music concerts are held in the cathedral during the summer. Osor is surrounded by partially preserved city walls, alon ...
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06. Nov 2022
Nerezine - Church of the Presentation of Maria
Nerezine is a picturesque village located on the eastern part of the island of Losinj, at the foot of the Osorscica hill. Already in the 14th century, the place is mentioned as one of the larger settlements on the island. The tourism boom of Nerezine began in the 19th century, thanks to the Austro-Hungarian crown prince Rudolf Habsburg. Nerezins arose from many houses that the inhabitants built right in the middle of their own cultivated land. In the past, they were only engaged in agriculture, but in more recent times, they turned to the sea and started devoting themselves to seafaring, shipbuilding, fishing and, above all, tourism. Nerezine acquired the characteristics of a coa ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Town Beach
Osor is a compact settlement located on the southwestern part of the island of Cres. In the past, the main transit traffic between the Dalmatian coast and the Northern Adriatic took place on this part, thanks to a dug canal that allowed navigation from one sea to another. Even today, a special tourist attraction is the drawbridge, which is the only one connecting the islands of Cres and Losinj. The settlement was inhabited already in prehistoric times and is around 4,000 years old. Osor is surrounded by partially preserved city walls, next to which lie the ruins of a Benedictine monastery and the remains of a former cemetery. Most attractions are located on the main square with t ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres - City Museum
The picturesque town and port of Cres is located on the island of the same name. It is the most important tourist center of the island of Cres and the largest settlement on the island. It lies in a well-protected bay. Administratively, it belongs to Primorje-Gorski County. Cres has many cultural and historical buildings, a sea port, a fishing port and a shipyard. In the Roman period, the area was called - res publica Crepsa. It was already inhabited in prehistoric times, and the remains of that time are the archaeological site on the hill of St. Bartula. During the Middle Ages, the settlement of present-day Cres was formed within the walls on the eastern side of the bay. In 1332, ...
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06. Nov 2022
Nerezine - Lucica Bay
In the past, the islands of Cres and Lošinj formed a single continent, but then due to the Amber Route and trade, they were separated by an artificially dug channel near Osor. The beginnings of tourism on the island of Losinj date back to 1885, when medical tourism emerged as the first form of tourism. The most famous places on the island of Losinj are Nerezine, Mali Losinj and Veli Losinj. Nerezine is located to the left of the main road, at the foot of the Osorscica hill. They are the first settlement on the island of Losinj and known as a popular tourist center. The largest local attractions are the parish church of Our Lady, which was built in 1877, the Franciscan monastery, ...
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06. Nov 2022
Martinscica - Church St. Martin (Church St. Jerome)
Martinscica is located on the western coast of the island of Cres in an open bay with small hills. It has around 200 inhabitants and is the second largest settlement on Cres. The place was created from a fishing settlement. The city, as well as the bay, got its name from the church of St. Martin near the coast. On the main church altar is a painting by the famous Venetian painter Baldissera di Anna from 1636. The picture shows Saint Francis, Saint Anthony of Padua and Saint Martin. In the 16th century, a Franciscan monastery was built, its monks of the third class were Glagolitic. The church of St. George is also located near the monastery. In the monastery collection, there are ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres Island - Cres
The port town of Cres is located on the island of the same name in Croatia, which administratively belongs to the county of Primorje-Gorski Kotar. It is the largest settlement on the island and represents the administrative center. The town is also the most important tourist center on Cres. The town of Cres is located on the west coast of the island, in the northern part of a deep, mild bay. Precisely because of its location, it has been known since ancient times as a suitable shelter from bad weather. It is not without reason that a modern marina with many moorings and quality services was created in the Bay of Cres, south of the settlement. Cres is a typical example of a settle ...
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06. Nov 2022
Cres Island - Vrana
The village of Vrana is located along the main road, halfway between the towns of Cres and Osorje. Nearby lies the freshwater Lake Vrana, which is an extremely important source of drinking water that supplies the entire island. Vrana is an old settlement, which is evident from the age of the church of St. Mary from the 15th century. It is obvious that the place already had an important traffic position in the past. There used to be a post office here, where horses were exchanged for mail carriages. In addition, there was also an inn, where they probably offered the possibility of staying the night. There is a cemetery next to the parish church, and there used to be a school in th ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Town Square
Osor is a historical town known as a museum town. It is located on the southwestern part of the island of Cres. His former name is Apsoros. It was built next to a canal with a movable bridge, which is also the only road connection between the two islands and a tourist attraction. Osor used to be an international port. This was due to the dug canal (Kavuada, Cavata, Cavanella), which made it possible to pass and sail from one sea to another. The main transit traffic between the Dalmatian coast and the northern Adriatic ports took place here. In the period of the Romans and in the Middle Ages, the city was surrounded by walls, which have been partially preserved to this day. In the ...
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06. Nov 2022
Punta Kriza - Ul
Punta Kriza is located on a low plateau, at an altitude of 55 meters. Due to its location, the city is visible from the sea, and from all sides. The layout of the houses, which are spread over all the surrounding gardens, is typical. Punta Kriza represents the crossroads of village paths that lead to shepherd settlements such as Peski, Lusare, Parhavac, Murtovnik, Miklozan, Smrijecje and others. The area grew with holm oak, which is the best quality wood for heating, and because of this, forests are still being cut down today. Dense Mediterranean primeval forests provide an ideal shelter for many wild animals. It is possible to see fallow deer, pheasant, wild duck, rabbit and man ...
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06. Nov 2022
Osor - Church of St. Gaudentius
Osor is a picturesque town known as a museum town. The place has always been one of the leading urban centers of the islands of Losinj and Cres. Osor was built next to a canal with a movable bridge, which is also the only road connection between the two islands. The Osor Canal was built with the aim of significantly shortening the voyage between Dalmatia and the northern Adriatic ports. The town was an important trade center until the 15th century, which became somewhat neglected due to the possibility of sailing on the open sea, plague and malaria. During the Roman period and the Middle Ages, Osor was surrounded by walls that have been preserved to this day. Above the walls stan ...
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06. Nov 2022
Nerezine - Marina-Biskupija Bay
Nerezine is a small settlement located at the foot of the Osoršćica hill. Already in the 14th century, it was mentioned as one of the larger places on the island of Lošinj. They are the ideal choice for all those who are fascinated by the mix of indigenous and urban. Nerezine is the first place that awaits us when we arrive on the island of Losinj. It is a settlement that gradually developed from a pastoral center into a fishing and maritime town with a shipyard, known for its master craftsmen and the manufacture of wooden ships. The old shipyard is still in operation, but a new marina is also under construction, which will further enrich the tourist offer of Nerezine. Marina Nere ...
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